Baby found asleep, alone in car at LaPorte Walmart, charges possible

A woman in LaPorte County may be charged after police say she left her baby in a locked car while shopping at Walmart.

Police were called to the Walmart in LaPorte around 10 p.m. on Monday, July 18 after a woman who parked next to the vehicle and saw the baby asleep, and alone, in the backseat, according to the South Bend Tribune.

The woman came out of the store a few minutes later and, when she was told her 1-year-old boy was in the backseat, the mother said she thought she left him at home, the South Bend Tribune reported.

The baby will be okay.

Read more about the case in The South Bend Tribune.

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